Planting in August - GardenGrow

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for September

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves. Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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    I am in Tauranga and still have zeeks growing. Yellow variety. This is the plant that really keeps on giving.
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    Go to the top of the page and it will tell you when you can plant for your climate zone.
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    Since moving to Tauranga I have found it better to plant broadbeans mid winter …. June as any earlier the flowers are not pollenated. Wait until mid winter so the bees will be active when the plan...
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    when is the right time to plant pumpkin and cucumber seedlings. Not long had my vege garden and keen to get started.
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    I have had a scratch and they are producing tubers, so they don't have to flower.
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